Highland Village is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,587 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Highland Village is the 168th largest community in Texas.
Highland Village home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Highland Village real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Highland Village is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Highland Village is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland Village who work in management occupations (25.42%), sales jobs (12.88%), and office and administrative support (9.30%).
Also of interest is that Highland Village has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Highland Village telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Highland Village is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Highland Village really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Highland Village perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Highland Village, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.80 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Highland Village, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Highland Village is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.71% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Highland Village in 2010 was $54,754, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $219,016 for a family of four.
Highland Village is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Highland Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland Village residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Highland Village include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Highland Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.